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Mainstay Inn and Cottage

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

My husband and I had a pleasant stay at this beautiful Victorian inn. We planned this couples trip with my brother and his girlfriend to attend the Holiday House Tour. I stayed in the inn and my brother stayed in the cottage. Our room was the Henry Clay which is in the front of the inn. This room was very...

Thank Debra D
Freehold, New Jersey
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband and I were looking forward to a long weekend away and picking Cape May and staying at the Mainstay Inn and Cottage Halloween weekend was just what we needed! We stayed in the Harte Room in the Cottage and needless to say it was heaven! What was great was our room had its own private porch complete with...

Thank Lisa W
Beaufort, South Carolina
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Cape May is famous for delightfully varied examples of Victorian era architecture. Many are B&Bs, which is perfect for those wanting a mere taste of life within the walls of these enchanting old houses. You won't go wrong choosing to book at Mainstay Inn and Cottage. Inside and out, this dual-residence establishment delivers aesthetic and practical pleasure throughout one's stay....

2Thank Diane W
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Beautiful old Victorian meticulously maintained in Victorian style. Very comfortable, well located in Cape May, close to restaurants, shops and many other Cape May Victorians. You can spend hours walking and enjoying this quaint town. The Innkeepers were terrific, make you feel at home, and the breakfasts were delicious. We really enjoyed ourselves there and would definitely go back.

1Thank James E
Wayne, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Stay here 2X/year and am never disappointed. Innkeeper Diane is a wonderful and helpful person who has worked at the Inn for 27 years and is a born resident of Cape May. Owner Pete was here this week and is investing in structural improvements and maintaining the Inn and Cottage. Left my sunglasses on bench and asked if anyone had...

1Thank George B
Allentown, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I can't believe this inn isn't higher in the ratings. We've stayed at a number of B&B's with higher ratings on Trip Advisor, and the Mainstay is hands down the best! You can't beat sitting on the verandah and watching the trolley tours and horse carriages go by, pointing out the Inn as one of the top attractions in Cape...

1Thank NYNann
Williamstown, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at the Mainstay, it is centrally located to the beach and easy to just walk everywhere. The home is kept up very nicely and is very clean, I would definitely go back again. I did like the large veranda that wraps around the house, and the food was good.

1Thank ggabriel1226
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was just ok. Nothing spectacular. Stayed at several places that were less expensive and had better offerings. The shower emitted a high pitched squeal when you turn it on. Floors were creaky. The staff was excellent, but that's not enough to make me want to come again.

Thank Christene M
cedar grove
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stay here every December for a few days. We have stayed in alot of B & Bs all over the East Coast but this is definitely our all time favorite. Also the owners we have met a few times and they are so very nice :):)

1Thank teambbw
Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA
Reviewed 28 June 2016

What a very laid back weekend. First time to come home from a vacation and feel relaxed. The women that work here are so welcoming, pleasant and social, without infringing. Breakfast is De-Lish-Us! Love how you can walk through the floor to ceiling window and eat out on the veranda, the weather was perfect for that. Reading out on the...

2Thank TerriS50

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming guest house that was built in 1872. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mainstay Inn and Cottage

Address: 635 Columbia Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2305
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: ₹ 10,019 - ₹ 12,928 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Mainstay Inn And Cottage Hotel Cape May
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“Some rooms do not have lot parking included. Parking lots are too small for a large vehicle.”
debrad857, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go to the website and pick the room that would suite your personalities!”
Z351IClisac, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is an excellent bread and breakfast.”
997JamesE997, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“prefer staying at the Inn vs. Cottage next door.”
96georgeb, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Look for a room that has on-site parking included.”
NYNann, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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